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Course Number: ARCE 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC, NLC

Course Title: Architectural Materials and Methods of Construction

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Properties, specifications, vendor references, and uses of materials as related to architectural systems of structures. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: ARCE 1421 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Architectural Illustration

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Architectural drawing and sketching. Emphasizes freehand drawing, perspectives, delineation in various media, and development of students' graphical expression. Includes an introduction to various reproduction methods. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: ARCE 1452 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Structural Drafting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of structural systems including concrete foundations and frames, wood framing and trusses, and structural steel framing systems. Includes detailing of concrete, wood, and steel to meet industry standards including the American Institute of Steel Construction and The American Concrete Institute. (2 Lec., 5 Lab.)


Course Number: ARCE 2452 (4 Credit Hours) New course added May 27, 2020
Listed by Campus(es): EFC, MVC

Course Title: Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Preparation of drawings for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) systems with emphasis on applicable building and energy codes, product references, and specifications for construction. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.